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Assignment Content


  1. Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is for students to learn process flowcharting/improving a process and summarizing the results.

    Resources

    Microsoft® PowerPoint® (or other software such as Vizio, Microsoft® Word, etc.)

    Assignment Steps Select a complex process from your personal life or work.

    Use Microsoft® PowerPoint® or other software, such as Vizio, Microsoft® Word, etc. to create a flowchart of the as-is process.

    Define metrics and measure the current process.

    Use process improvement techniques to improve the process.

    Use Microsoft® PowerPoint® or other software, such as Vizio, Microsoft® Word, etc. to create an improved process flowchart.

    Use judgmental forecasting, which is your professional judgement, to ascertain how the future process will perform according to your metrics.
    Naturally this class is not long enough for you to create, implement and measure in real time, so use your professional judgment on the future performance. However, be sure that the metrics and measurements are realistic and logical.

    Develop a 525-word executive summary in which you describe your process improvement project (including the as-is process flowchart and the improved process flowchart).

    Note: Students and faculty are reminded both Six Sigma readings and Lean Principles introduced in Week 2 are spread throughout the entire course. Students will apply the knowledge from the readings in their Learning Teams throughout the course.

    Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

    Submit your assignment.

    NOTE: For this assignment you will turn in the following: 1.525-word executive summary in APA format.

    • Define metrics
    • Use process improvement techniques
    • Use judgmental forecasting.

    2.As-is flowchart in Microsoft® PowerPoint® (or other software such as Vizio, Word, etc.) 3.Improved flow chart in Microsoft® PowerPoint® (or other software such as Vizio, Word, etc.)

Can you base assignment off a client account manager role within healthcare industry?